Friday, April 28, 2017

Celebrity Schadenfreude: Fyre Festival of Fraud, Fear and Fail

Everything else sucked, but I guess you could go see the Bahama "Swimming Pigs" 

Breitbart: Promises of tropical island paradise with Instagram models, met with assaults and wild dogs


US Weekly: Ja Rule's Fyre Festival was a Complete Fail: Hunger Games and Lord of the Flies


TOM: New Jersey Computer Whiz Kid Discovers Real Life Is Not Like Web Design and Lesbian couple experience the fun and adventure of the Islamic world

NY Mag: Fyre Festival was always going to be a disaster...


NY Post: Ja Rule's Tropical Paradise descends into hell...

Business Insider: Ja Rule says it is not his fault, but promise to make it right

AoSHQ: Ace finally finds out about it!  But the Schadenfreude never gets old.

Rule 5 and FMJRA

8 comments:

  1. TMZ had pics of one of the 'fabulous' meals there. It was a Styrofoam carton with two slices of bread, two slices of cheese, a slice of tomato and a little lettuce.
    A bargain at twelve grand!

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    1. As Iowahawk tweets, “In fairness people who paid $12k to watch Blink 182 deserve a life sentence to a dystopian Cannibal Island.”

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    2. You know Douchenozzels like Roger Goodell are thinking, how can we get NFL fans to shell out bucks like that?

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  2. So who are the people that would go to this thing anyway? I keep thinking this is where Yale, Harvard, and other trust fund kids go. People who earned their money don't have $12,000 to spend on just seeing models. And as for the pictures, I have better ones from my recent cruise that included Freeport and Nassua Bahamas. Total cost for 7 days was less than $3,000 for two of us, and at least one meal included lobster and steak.

    I'm seriously asking, because I have a hunch these are limousine liberals that get swindled like this.

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    1. If you gave me $12,000 per person for a vacation, trust me it would be a helluva vacation. You could do two or three months in Europe living large on that budget. You could do a vacation in the Bahamas for about $1,000 per person for about a week. And that would be a decent hotel and meals.

      People are idiots. There are a lot of marks (suckers) out there.

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    2. Gov't financed. It probably came out of their student loans.

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  3. I think for 12G; I could get you a great Bahamian weekend with a pair of attractive escorts and a chef on call. I'd find the best acts across the island nation and have a float plane take you to them.

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  4. Same island as the swimming pigs, but many of them died, so no luck their either.

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